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Mike Trout | Outfielder | #27

Team: Los Angeles Angels
Age / DOB:  (24) / 8/7/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'2" / 235
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: None
Drafted: 2009 / Rd. 1 (25) / LAA
Contract: view contract details

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Mike Trout went 2-for-3 and hit his 19th homer Monday as the Angels beat the Rangers 9-5.
He was also hit by a pitch. With the Angels making no noise at all, Trout isn't getting quite as much attention as usual this year. Still, it'd be a shame if he's overlooked in the MVP race because of the front office's failures. He's hitting .319/.424/.567 with 62 RBI and 72 runs scored. He's also struck out just 73 times in 93 games, a nice reduction from the last two years (184 times in 2014, 158 times in 2015). Jul 19 - 1:59 AM

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Mike Trout will start in center field and hit second for the American League in Tuesday night's 2016 MLB All-Star Game at Petco Park.

Here is the full starting lineup from American League manager Ned Yost: 2B Jose Altuve, CF Mike Trout, 3B Manny Machado, DH David Ortiz, SS Xander Bogaerts, 1B Eric Hosmer, RF Mookie Betts, C Salvador Perez, LF Jackie Bradley Jr. Chris Sale will take the mound first for the AL, opposing NL starter Johnny Cueto.
Jul 11 - 1:53 PM

Mike Trout went 1-for-4 with an RBI double in Sunday's win over the Orioles.

The double was Trout's 21st of the season. He hit it off of Orioles starter Chris Tillman in the first inning to push the Angels to a 1-0 lead. Chris Davis would obliterate that advantage with a two-run homer in the fourth to help the O's pull away for a 4-2 victory. For his part, Trout will head to San Diego for the All-Star Game on the strength of a .322/.425/.567 triple-slash, 18 homers, 58 RBI and 15 steals. Trout has already surpassed the 11 steals he posted for the entire 2015 season.
Jul 10 - 6:11 PM

Mike Trout went 2-for-3 and scored three runs as the Angels blasted the Orioles 9-5 on Friday night in Baltimore.

The Angels jumped all over Ubaldo Jimenez early and often in this one, pushing five runs across in the first two innings. Trout also drew a walk and drove home a run in the ballgame, raising his season slash to an impressive .324/.429/.571 to go along with 18 homers, 57 RBI and 15 stolen bases.
Jul 8 - 11:14 PM

Mike Trout hit his 18th home run and stole his 14th base of the season on Wednesday versus the Rays.

He went 1-for-4 with a walk, drove in two RBI and scored twice. Trout's power numbers are as stellar as everyone expected coming into the season. His owners have to be pleasantly surprised that he has picked up the pace in stolen bases. He stole 11 bags all of last year but already has 14 before the All Star break this year.
Jul 6 - 10:48 PM

Mike Trout is not in the Angels' lineup Tuesday against the Rays.

It's his first absence of the year. Shane Robinson will draw the start in center field and bat ninth against Rays right-hander Jake Odorizzi. Trout has been his usual dominant self this season, hitting .324 with 17 HR, 54 RBI and 13 steals.
Jul 5 - 3:56 PM

Mike Trout homered and doubled twice in a losing cause Monday against the Astros.

Trout had all three of the Angels' extra-base hits. He's 6-for-9 with two homers in two games after being moved up to the second spot in the lineup on Sunday and 13-for-22 with three homers in his last five games.
Jun 28 - 1:52 AM

Mike Trout finished Saturday's game 3-for-5 and hit his 15th home run of the season.

Trout now has 50 RBI and 50 runs scored. He has the lowest strikeout rate of his career and now has 47 walks to go with his 60 strikeouts. He has 154 career home runs and is only 24 years old. His .308/.408/.540 slash line is very close to his career average.
Jun 26 - 2:38 AM

Mike Trout went 2-for-4 with an RBI single and a stolen base against the Astros on Tuesday.

Trout also hit his second triple of the season in the loss. The stolen base was his 10th of the season, ensuring his fifth consecutive season with double-digit homers and steals. The 24-year-old is batting .301/.404/.537 with 14 homers, 48 RBI and 47 runs scored on the season.
Jun 22 - 12:45 AM

Mike Trout went 2-for-5 with a home run and three RBI in a win over the Athletics on Saturday.

Trout hit a solo homer in the fourth inning before adding a two-run double in the sixth. The home run was his 14th of the season, and Trout has 47 RBI and 47 runs scored. Both rank inside the top 10 in the American League, and his .302/.409/.540 line is nothing to sneeze at, either.
Jun 18 - 10:00 PM

Mike Trout (thumb) is in Monday's lineup against the Twins.

Trout gave the Angels and fantasy owners quite the scare when he was hit in the right thumb by a pitch on Sunday, but fortunately he only suffered a contusion. He'll serve as the designated hitter on Monday, but should return to the field soon enough.
Jun 13 - 7:09 PM

Mike Trout was diagnosed with a right thumb contusion after X-rays came back negative on Sunday.

Trout was lifted from Sunday's game after getting drilled by a pitch from Indians reliever Tommy Hunter. Thankfully, he appears to have avoided any major injury and should be able to return to the lineup in a day or two.
Jun 12 - 7:09 PM

Mike Trout was forced to leave Sunday's game in the eighth inning after getting drilled in the right wrist area by a pitch from Tommy Hunter.

Baseball fans and fantasy owners alike must now hold their collective breath until we learn of the X-ray results that he's presumably heading for right now. Trout went 1-for-4 with a pair of walks before departing and is hitting a blistering .309/.415/.543 on the season with 13 homers, 44 RBI and nine stolen bases. We'll pass along any updates as soon as they become available.
Jun 12 - 6:54 PM

Mike Trout had a strong game with three hits and his 13th blast of the season on Wednesday.

The Angels got hammered but it was not Trout's fault. He netted two runs and two RBI to help him climb into the top 10 in the majors in both categories. He improved his slash line to .309/.413/.553, which is very close to his career line. You are getting exactly what you expected when you drafted Trout this spring.
Jun 8 - 11:20 PM

Mike Trout reached base in four out of his five plate appearances in Friday’s win over the Pirates.

Trout went 2-for-3 with an RBI single and also drew two walks. He’s now batting .318 on the year and ranks second in the American League with a .426 on-base percentage. Ho-hum.
Jun 3 - 11:00 PM

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1B1C.J. Cron
2Ji-Man Choi
2B1Johnny Giavotella
2Gregorio Petit
SS1Andrelton Simmons
2Cliff Pennington
3B1Yunel Escobar
2Jefry Marte
LF1Daniel Nava
2Craig Gentry
3Shane Robinson
4Todd Cunningham
CF1Mike Trout
RF1Kole Calhoun
DH1Albert Pujols
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S1Jered Weaver
2Hector Santiago
3Matt Shoemaker
4Nick Tropeano
5Tim Lincecum
6C.J. Wilson
7Andrew Heaney
8Garrett Richards
Relief Pitcher
R1Huston Street
2Joe Smith
3Fernando Salas
4Cam Bedrosian
5Jhoulys Chacin
6Cory Rasmus
7J.C. Ramirez
8Deolis Guerra
9Jose Alvarez